Luis Lopez has been fascinated by science, technology and space missions all his life and enjoys learning new fields of study in systems engineering both as a profession and as a hobby. He worked as System Engineer for the for a petroleum company in Lima for several years before moving on to a new position in the United States.
Luis worked in the Student Life Center and Activities Department at Brookdale Community College. In the Student Ambassador Program, he had the privilege of working with an outstanding group of professionals. Luis stays actively involved in learning about the space program and enjoys teaching children and adults about space technology and systems engineering.
Luis has an Associate Degree in Computer Science and an Associate Degree in Business Administration from Brookdale Community College and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Systems Engineering from Pedro Ruiz Gallo State University in Peru. Recently, he earned a Master of Science Degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering with specialization in Quality and Reliability Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Luis' goal is to one day teach science college-level science as well as working in research in the areas of systems engineering and science. He plans to pursue a Ph.D. Degree in Aerospace Engineering.